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Children of Now and Beyond: A New Generation
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 157,260. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
CHILDREN OF NOW AND BEYOND is a book geared to create an awareness of the influx of Indigo and Crystal Children being born in large numbers onto the planet since the 1980’s. They are a new generation of children with specific personality traits that will be the great transformers of this new humanity, acting as a bridge to a new form of consciousness. But only if we learn how to listen to them.
Education and EFL in Taiwan: Policy and Practice
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,660. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2017 by Warrior Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
A focus on systemic problems & issues of EFL teaching/learning in Taiwan. Despite goal posts constantly shifting, nothing changes: rote learning, exams, hierarchic structures, culturally-based vis-a-vis earned respect, cheating/plagiarism, credentialism, profiteering, linguistic incompetence,& political infighting persist. Despite 9yrs of EFL many college graduates are not competent in English.
Ditching Shop Class: Eliminating Vocational Education in America's Public Schools
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 190,880. Language: American English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
Within public schools,Vocational Education has mostly been eliminated. But then we wonder why kids exit the public school with no job-worthy skills. From the perspective of a STEM/CTE educator, a rationale for why we (educators) disposed of Vocational Ed and the teaching of skills leading to middle class lifestyle, and how this feeds the Achievement Gap and what we're calling the Poverty gap.
University of Chicago Law Review: Symposium - Understanding Education in the United States: Volume 79, Number 1 - Winter 2012
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 191,690. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Law » Educational Law & Legislation
This 2012 issue features articles by recognized legal and education scholars, including an extensive Symposium on understanding education and its issues of policy and law in the U.S. Topics include economic structures in education, teaching patriotism, charter and Catholic schools, Amish one-room schools, minority students, empirical work on religious schools, federalism, and equality.
Snowflake Schools
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,510. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Decision-making & problem solving, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
Every school could be improved dramatically if the creativity of its teachers were unleashed. Snowflake Schools documents the impediments to that reality and shows how current practices can be modified to institute real reform. Culled from a 33-year teaching career, the ideas in this book could reverse the frustration and waste so prevalent in schools across the country.